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Facepalm: Nearly 100 LAUSD Emails Are On Ashley Madison
Nearly 100 Los Angeles Unified School District emails were used to set up accounts on the adultery website Ashley Madison, according to a report.The majority are linked to current employees, including principals, teachers, administrators, and at least one LAUSD police officer, while 18 are linked to student email accounts, according to online news website, L.A. School Report. Ten of the email accounts are either inactive or fake. It's worth noting that Ashley Madison did not confirm email accounts, thus making it possible for anyone to register an account under any email address.
L.A. School Report contacted the lausd.net emails in the hack and only heard back from two people, both of whom denied setting up the account for themselves.
Using an LAUSD email address to register an Ashley Madison account would be against the district's social media guidelines (.pdf), at the very least, which advises employees to "Keep personal social network accounts separate from work related accounts."
LASUD Communications Director Shannon Haber told L.A. School Report that the district had "no comment at this time."
Several notable people have been exposed in the Ashley Madison hack, including "family values" activist Josh Duggar, who publicly admitted to his infidelity.
With Los Angeles having the supposed highest number of mistresses per capita, it seemed inevitable a few teachers in the LAUSD would want to play the field.